Our goal is for you to leave our office with a memorable and enjoyable dental experience, which is why our welcoming and compassionate staff will do everything they can to make you feel right at home.
JOSEPH MILLER, DMD, MBA, DABOI/ID
Originally from California, Dr. Miller attended high school in Rancho Cordova and completed his undergrad at UC Davis. He earned his Bachelor’s degrees in Spanish and International Relations. During his studies, Dr. Miller traveled abroad to many parts of Central and South America. He spent time in Colombia and studied at the University of San Jose, Costa Rica.
After college Dr. Miller applied to The University of Puerto Rico, School of Dental Medicine. Impressed with his wealth of cultural and language experience, the University accepted him as one of the first American students in over 20 years. He graduated from dental school in 2009 where he was commissioned as an officer in the United States Navy. Dr. Miller completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) Residency at the prestigious Naval Base / Naval Hospital San Diego, CA. Dr. Miller also completed a Master’s in Business Administration while stationed with the Marine Corps in Twenty-nine Palms, California. While in the Navy, Dr. Miller worked directly with and under the mentorship of over 20 different specialists in all areas of dentistry, including:
➢ Oral Surgery
➢ Implant Dentistry
Dr. Miller comes to the practice with a wealth of knowledge and dental experience. He is very energetic and continues to expand his knowledge through hundreds of hours of continuing education. In 2019, Dr. Miller graduated from the prestigious Implant Maxicourse in Puerto Rico where he studied under the mentorship of the well known and legendary Hilt Tatum Jr.. Dr. Tatum has been instrumental in the development and growth of dental Implantology since the 1970’s; pioneering bone grafting techniques that have become the standard of care today.
In 2021, Dr. Miller challenged and passed the rigorous boarding process to be awarded Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant dentistry.
Dr. Miller is an easy going person who takes valuable time to listen to patient’s concerns and explain their treatment options. The patient always comes first. Our team will take the time to listen to our patients and explain necessary treatments.
Dr. Miller has been married for 23 years and has 4 beautiful children. Dr. Miller loves the outdoors. He likes to hike, camp, fish, golf, and play with his four children. You may run across him cycling as he loves to participate in Ironman triathlons.
MANDI ROBINSON, DMD
Dr. Robinson grew up in Penn Valley and is a graduate of Nevada Union High. She completed undergrad at Sonoma State University and earned her bachelor’s degrees in both Biology and Chemistry with a minor in Mathematics. Dr. Robinson then attended University of Michigan School of Dentistry, receiving her dental degree in 2003. While at Michigan, she was the honorable recipient of the Arthur H. Merritt Award in Periodontics and the Comprehensive Care Award. She was also inducted into the National Dental Honor Society – Omicron Kappa Upsilon. Dr. Robinson is a member of the California Dental Association and the American Dental Association.
Dr. Robinson believes preventive care and education are the key to optimal health. She works hard to provide a level of dental care that will improve not only your oral health and the look of your smile, but your entire body’s health as well. Good oral health helps reduce the risk of disease in other areas of your body and enhances your overall health.
After 16 years of practicing dentistry in San Diego County, Dr. Robinson returned to Nevada County in 2019 to be closer to family. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and children.
In general, Dr. Robinson likes being outside, hiking, running, camping, reading books and relaxing on a beach.
DEBBY COFFEY, OFFICE MANAGER
My name is Debby Coffey, I was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and moved to Grass Valley, California when I was 6 years old. I graduated from Nevada Union High School. After graduation I attended Sac City College and Sierra College. After starting a family I worked in the electronic industry for Grass Valley Group and Eigen Video. Having 3 small children I chose to work in the dental industry. I worked for Dr. Wayne Hood and Dr. Craig Zelenka in which turned out to be a life long career. After Dr. Hood and Dr. Zelenka retired and sold the practice to Dr. Dana Gawley and Dr. Jeff Gawley I was lucky to continue in the practice as office manager. I now have the pleasure to be working for Dr. Joseph Miller. It is with great enthusiasm to work in my 3rd transition in this practice with all of our wonderful staff and great patients.
COURTNEY STEVENS, TREATMENT COORDINATOR/FINANCE SPECIALIST
I was Born in Nevada County and graduated from Nevada Union High School. I attended the 49er Regional Occupational Program in Auburn for Dental Assisting in 2004. While interning, I was hired full time and have been in the dental field ever since. I enjoy working with others and as a team I am a mother of two boys, Austin and Dominic. In my free time, if not spending it with them, I love cooking and water/outdoor activities.
SANDY SCHREZENMEIER, DENTAL HYGIENIST
I am Sandy Schrezenmeier. I have lived in Nevada County area since 1979. I grew up in Southern California on the beach (how fun!) I attended University of Utah and completed my Dental Hygiene degree at Sacramento City College. I have been a part of the practice through 3 owners and enjoy the patient relationships I have built through many years, I look forward to many more. It has been such a pleasant surprise and wonderful experience working with Dr. Miller. Every day I look forward to working with him. Not only is he an excellent clinician but he truly cares about his patients and his staff members. Every day he brings to the office a smile, enthusiasm, and positive energy. I invite you to be a part of Pine Hills Dentistry as a new patient, returning patient or existing patient. We welcome the opportunity to meet you and to provide a positive dental experience.
ANGELA WALLIS, DENTAL HYGIENIST
Hi, I’m Angela. I was born in Spokane, WA, raised in the United States Air Force. In 1995 I settled into South Lake Tahoe, California, where I raised my boys and began my dental career. Since, I’ve achieved my BS from the University of Pacific in Dental Hygiene. In 2017, I relocated to Nevada City, California dedicating my passion for patient care. I enjoy being back in the mountains with my family, fishing, camping, hiking, and most of all, watching my youngest son Drew play Nevada Union Junior Minor football. I am gratefu to have met Dr. Miller and feel very fortunate to be a part of his amazing team at Pine Hills Dentistry.
MICHELLE OLLAR, DENTAL ASSISTANT
My name is Michelle Ollar. I’ve lived in Nevada County area since 1996. I have 2 young daughters, Grace and Charlotte. I attended Sierra college to become a teacher when I realized I was not working towards something I wanted anymore. I want to help people in a different way so I enrolled in R.O.P. in Auburn for Dental Careers. My career started in 2009. I am a Registered Dental assistant.
REESE ROSE, RDAEF2
Penn Valley has been my home for 3 years now and I absolutely love it here. One of my favorite activities is hiking and I feel so fortunate to have such beauty to discover so close to home. I am originally from Southern Ca where I spent 10 years as an RDA. In 2017 I decided to take the additional course for RDAEF2. I received my new license in 2018 and couldn’t be more excited about my new duties. I love the happiness it brings my patients when their smile is restored. I am so proud to be part of the Pine Hills team and am looking forward to continuing to grow in the dental field.